Kevin Stefanski and the Cleveland Browns (6-5) head over to play John Harbaugh and the Baltimore Ravens (7-3) on Sunday night. Baker Mayfield and the Browns need a victory to help them stay afloat in the tight playoff race, while Baltimore is looking to win its second straight game. Cleveland is 5-2 ATS in its last seven games as a road underdog while the favorite is 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
Kickoff from M&T Bank Stadium is set for 8:20 p.m. ET. Baltimore is favored by three points in the latest Ravens vs. Browns odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is 47. Before locking in your Browns vs. Ravens picks, make sure to check out the NFL predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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Now, the model has simulated Ravens vs. Browns 10,000 times and just revealed its coveted NFL picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's Sunday Night Football picks. Here are several NFL odds and betting lines for Browns vs. Ravens:
- Ravens vs. Browns spread: Ravens -3
- Ravens vs. Browns over-under: 47 points
- Ravens vs. Browns money line: Baltimore -160, Cleveland +140
- CLE: Browns lead the league in rushing at 156.8 yards per game
- BAL: Ravens are 4-6 against the spread this season
Why the Ravens can cover
The Ravens have been able to generate pressure and are 10th in the NFL with 22 sacks. They have three players with at least four sacks on the season. Linebacker Tyus Bowser has recorded 35 total tackles to go along with a team-high 4.5 sacks and five tackles for loss. The Houston product is coming off a solid performance against the Chicago Bears as he had five tackles, one forced fumble and two sacks.
Rookie linebacker Odafe Oweh is tied for second on the team with four sacks. Oweh has flashed incredible speed and athleticism coming off the edge as the 2021 first-round pick has logged five tackles for loss with two forced fumbles. Veteran linebacker Justin Houston is still getting after the quarterback in his 11th NFL season. Houston has also secured four sacks on the year and if Baltimore can cause havoc in the backfield, Mayfield may be in for a long night.
Why the Browns can cover
The Browns head into this divisional matchup with the No. 1 rushing attack in the league and average 156.8 rushing yards per game. Despite missing three games, Browns running back Nick Chubb is 11th in carries (142), third in rushing yards (851), and 10th in rushing touchdowns (six). The star back is coming off a standout game against the Detroit Lions, rushing for 130 yards on 22 carries.
The 2018 second-round pick has rushed for over 100 yards in four games this season. Against the Los Angeles Chargers, Chubb had 21 carries for a season-high 161 yards and a score. He is second in the NFL at 106.4 rushing yards per game.
How to make Ravens vs. Browns picks
SportsLine's model is leaning over on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 48 points. The model also says one side of the spread hits in well over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the model's Browns vs. Ravens picks at SportsLine.
So who wins Browns vs. Ravens on Sunday Night Football? And which side of the spread hits in well over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Browns vs. Ravens spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that is up over $7,300 on its NFL picks, and find out.